Galician edit

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Etymology edit

From Old Galician-Portuguese noite, from Latin noctem, nox, from Proto-Indo-European *nókʷts. Cognate with Portuguese noite and Spanish noche.

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Noun edit

noite f (plural noites)

  1. night; period of dark, when the sun is below the horizon
    Antonym: día

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References edit

  • noyte” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • noyte” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • noite” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • noite” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • noite” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Old Galician-Portuguese edit

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Etymology edit

Inherited from Latin noctem, from Proto-Indo-European *nókʷts. Cognate with Old Spanish noche and Mozarabicنخت(nuxti).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

noite f

  1. night

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Descendants edit

  • Fala: noiti
  • Galician: noite, note, noute, nuite
  • Portuguese: noite, noute (see there for further descendants)
  • Mirandese: nuite

Further reading edit

Portuguese edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Old Galician-Portuguese noite, from Latin noctem, from Proto-Indo-European *nókʷts. Compare Galician noite, Spanish noche.

Pronunciation edit

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈnoj.t͡ʃi/ [ˈnoɪ̯.t͡ʃi]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈnoj.te/ [ˈnoɪ̯.te]

  • (Northeast Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈnoj.ti/
  • (Rural Central Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈnojt͡ʃ/
  • Hyphenation: noi‧te
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Noun edit

noite f (plural noites)

  1. night (period between sunset and sunrise)
    • 1915, Alberto Caeiro (Fernando Pessoa), “É noite”:
      É noite. A noite é muito escura. Numa casa a uma grande distancia. Brilha a luz d'uma janella.
      It's night. The night is very dark. In a house a great distance away. The light from a window shines.
  2. nightlife
    Então, vais para a noite?Are you going out to the nightlife?
    Synonym: night

Quotations edit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:noite.

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Descendants edit

  • Guinea-Bissau Creole: noti
  • Kabuverdianu: noiti